Halloween

‘Halloween (2018)’ Looking To Scare Up A Franchise Record Debut Weekend

This weekend sees the release of one of the most anticipated films of 2018 with Halloween, a direct sequel to the 1978 John Carpenter classic starring Jamie Lee Curtis and directed by David Gordon Green. Make no mistake, this movie is going to be making all the money.

TIFF 2018: ‘Endzeit (Ever After)’ Is A Feminist Zombie Phenomenon

The 2018 TIFF selection, ‘Endzeit,’ presents a decidedly feminist viewpoint towards the inevitable zombie holocaust and a unique visual style.

TIFF 2018: The Midnight Madness Lineup Is Revealed!

The reveal of the TIFF Midnight Madness lineup, that dark corner of bloody and weird fare, hand-selected by programmer Peter Kuplowsky, is like Christmas to me.

Tarkovsky’s Trance: TIFF Retro Explores the Work of an Austere Master

Just seven. Seven features over twenty-four years. That’s the sum of Andrei Tarkovsky’s output. Each one is a starkly entrancing masterpiece, evidencing a unique metaphysical vision. They’re about as far … Continue reading Tarkovsky’s Trance: TIFF Retro Explores the Work of an Austere Master

TIFF 2017: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Martin McDonagh’s likes his comedies like his coffee: black. Actually, I have no idea how McDonagh takes his coffee, if he takes it at all. But boy does he have … Continue reading TIFF 2017: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

TIFF 2017: The Shape of Water PLUS Red Band Trailer

The Shape of Water is, ah, shaping up to be the film of the year. Guillermo del Toro’s latest brilliant film just won the top prize, the Golden Lion, at … Continue reading TIFF 2017: The Shape of Water PLUS Red Band Trailer

TIFF 2017: mother!

This year at TIFF we’re seeing the Trump era’s first real artistic blowback. I started with Darren Aronofsky’s mother! (opening across North America this Friday, September 15th), and holy cow, it … Continue reading TIFF 2017: mother!